Stenhousemuir

Stenhousemuir

Missing woman traced

Police in Forth Valley have thanked the public for “caring and sharing” during a search to find a missing woman who has now been traced.

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Danny Sweeney the piping postman from Stenhousemuir

Postman delivers new career

A postman has put his stamp on the wedding industry by winning a top award only six months after setting up his business.

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Sweet taste of success continues for Mrs Tilly’s with new expansion

Sweet taste of success continues for Mrs Tilly’s with new expansion

Chewy toffee has long been a firm favourite for all those with a sweet tooth – with the possible exception of dentists - and after several years it’s finally being manufactured commercially again in the Larbert area.

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The grants awarded are worth over �40,000

Windfarm fund makes first awards

Local groups that have benefitted from the Todhill windfarm fund have been explaining what a difference the money has made to their facilities.

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Text message sparks row

Text message sparks row

Police were called after James Fullarton attacked his long-term partner in her home.

Crime
The RBS branch in Grangemouth town centre

The personal touch has been withdrawn from banking

News of the demise of yet more banks hit the community hard, but the closures in Grangemouth’s La Porte Precinct, Stenhhousemuir Main Street and Denny’s Glasgow Road were not unexpected.

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Police pinch local flasher suspect

Police pinch local flasher suspect

A man has been arrested following an indecent exposure incident in Stenhousemuir.

Crime
The Grangemouth branch of RBS will be closing in October

RBS announce closure of three local branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed this week it would be closing down three branches which have served the local community for years.

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The Grangemouth branch of RBS will be closing in October

RBS announce closure of two local branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed this week it would be closing down two branches which have served the local community for years.

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Police have charged a man for stealing a charity tin.

Man in van exposes himself to teenage girl

A man indecently exposed himself to a teenager in Stenhousemuir.

Crime
The Inov8 Dance Group at Carrongrange School

Pupils steal the show at Scottish concert

It was entertainment all the way when Carrongrange School held their special Scottish Evening fundraiser.

Education

Guardiola on Gladstone Road? Not quite - but Man City visit Stenny

Manchester City were in town to play the Forth Valley football academy teams at ochilview following the winter break.

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Karli and Peter on their big day. Picture: Brian Muldoon Photography

Wedding of the Week: Karli O’Ryan and Peter Millar

Karli O’Ryan (25) is from Stenhousemuir and is a coffee barista, while Peter Millar (33) is from Deanston and is a chef. The couple live in Doune with their two dogs Sasha and Davie.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Car dealership staff rev up donations for gift appeal

Kind-hearted staff at the Arnold Clark dealership in Falkirk donated boxes of gifts to disadvantaged members of the community shortly before Christmas.

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Douglas celebrates his 50 years at the Falkirk Herald with colleagues

Douglas makes the headlines after 50 years with The Falkirk Herald

When Douglas Crawford walked through the doors of The Falkirk Herald for the first time on January 3, 1967, little did he think that it would be the start of a lifelong connection.

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The McCowans site has been cleared and ready for redevelopment

Stenny store bid moves forward

Plans to give the former McCowans Toffee factory site in Stenhousemuir a new future have taken a major step forward.

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Police are appealing for more information. Picture: John Devlin

Woman terrified as house attacked

An elderly woman was subjected to a terrifying ordeal when her house was targeted by vandals.

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Jake McFarlane (17) and his grandfather, Falkirk football legend Bobby Tasker
Picture: Michael Gillen

Firework gig for new band – and it’s all thanks to proud mum

Behind every budding musician is a proud mum – and Jake McFarlane and his friends have lots to thank his for.

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Linda-Anne Reid with pupils on her last day. Picture: Michael Gillen

School days are over for head Linda-Anne

Headteacher Linda-Anne Reid’s school days came full circle as she retired from her post at Stenhousemuir Primary.

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Gus holds his certificate

Zipsliding Gus is a ‘Bold Age Pensioner’

They say ‘life begins at 40’ - well at 91 ‘years young’ grandad Gus Spowart has something to say about that.

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